Advice - GL1800Riders
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-02-2014, 05:28 AM Thread Starter
Seasoned Member
 
Frank Parker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Chandler, TX
Posts: 952
Advice

I am considering a new video camera, and would like some input before dropping $400 into a system. The GoPro seems to be one of the most popular these days, but the Sony Splash AS100 draws some very high ratings as well. I'd like some input on these two, and others that may be available as well.

Darksider #638
Michelin Alpin RF
Patriot Guard Rider

Frank Parker is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-02-2014, 06:16 AM
Seasoned Member
 
goingballistic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Brockport, NY
Posts: 758
One of the many things I like about my gopro is that it has a remote that I can attach to my key fob that allows me to turn the thing on and off while I'm riding.

some other things to consider:

i can charge my go pro on the bike
i can download my videos at the end of the day, right to my ipad
i can preview my camera set up, wirelessly, from my ipad before I ride
there are tons of accessories for mounting/using the gopro

2009 "Columbia Blue Metallic"
Full Monty Traxxion
------------------------------------
2011 Suzuki 1250FA "Black"
Stock
-----------------------------------
Certified MSF rider coach
-----------------------------------

Science flies you to the moon........Religion flies you into buildings.
goingballistic is offline  
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-08-2014, 08:05 AM Thread Starter
Seasoned Member
 
Frank Parker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Chandler, TX
Posts: 952
<font size="3">[video=youtube;azZHR6Ekkro]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azZHR6Ekkro[/video]

I settled on the Sony HDR AS100V, and this is my first effort with it. I just used the mount that I already had for a trial, but will soon mount it with different mounts and different locations.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azZHR6Ekkro

Darksider #638
Michelin Alpin RF
Patriot Guard Rider

Frank Parker is offline  
 
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-17-2014, 07:25 AM
Seasoned Member
 
Fortuneteller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: VA Beach, Virginia
Posts: 813
After reading the reviews to find a cheaper solution I decided to go back to the Gopro after I lost my other one. I got the GoPro 3+ Black. It comes with a remote but it went into a drawer and don't use, I used the app and can remote and control the gopro with my phone, can also watch what I record, review it and of course change all the settings.
Fortuneteller is offline  
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-04-2016, 10:33 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2016
Posts: 8
L

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G890A using Tapatalk
babyblue1991 is offline  
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-05-2016, 03:43 AM
Seasoned Member
 
Wild Turkey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Posts: 3,659
I think the go pro has to many settings, Mine video'd upside down the other day. If i had to do it over again i would go with a more simple one. Unless you know all about cameras, im old school. You know like on, off. lol
Wild Turkey is online now  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the GL1800Riders forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome